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    Senior Payroll Accountant | Black Pearl

    Employment:

    Full Time

    A new opportunity has come up with a well known institution in Abu Dhabi. Our client is looking for a Senior Payroll Accountant, reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all payments relating to the entitlements and payroll functions within the company. The job holder will need to ensure that employee compensation, benefits and deductions are accurate and are in-line with the HR policy and Administrative Committee’s resolutions. Also, you will be responsible for managing the process of reconciliation of all payroll accounts and initiates accounting action plans where necessary. Other responsibilities will include:• Handles the correct and timely processing of staff benefits that include salaries and monthly allowances, housing, furniture and joining allowances, car loans, education fees, annual tickets and car allowance as per the company’s rules and regulations and specific to the employees’ contract.• Maintains and updates employee records whenever there is a change in the employment status such as promotion, transfer, salary review, annual increment, change of job title, contract type and employee data, change of marital status, bank and dependent details. • Processes, monitors, and updates business travel and training payments (daily allowance, tickets and leave) in coordination with the concerned department and services.• Processes and updates car loans transactions as per the employee’s requests, based on a thorough check of the required documents. • Follow up on the car mortgage and deductions to ensure completeness.• Maintains, controls and processes payroll information of all employees to ensure prompt and accurate payments via bank transfer for both the weekly payments and monthly pay run.• Balances the payroll accounts through reconciliation of payroll ledger accounts and resolve all payroll discrepancies for any outstanding items. • Initiate and take action on all related accounting entries, as necessary.• Reviews, analyzes and verifies payroll reports and documents for accuracy; makes necessary adjustments or corrections through journal entries or other established processes.• Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information, provide appropriate action plans and implementing a permanent solution.• Calculates and uploads the monthly pension contribution for National and GCC employees. • Instructs the AP team to process the payment prior to the deadline of every month.• Manages the process of the end of service payments, final settlement calculations and clearance for resigned, terminated and retired employees.• Participants in the new employee’s induction programs in coordination with the HR department, to present on the new starters entitlements and benefits as per the company’s rules and regulations.• Recommends, implements and manages continuous improvement of processes to increase efficiency for entitlements and payroll.• Takes part in recommending, testing and implementing changes made to the Oracle system to improve systems and process workflows.• Responsible for preparing reports such as the Monthly Payroll report; business travel; actual expenses reports and other reports as required.• Researches employee benefits to ensure that the company is up-to-date with current practices in the UAE and recommend changes or modifications to the existing company’s policies if required.• Carry out other similar or related duties as required.

    To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:• A degree holder in accounting• Have a CA or CPA certification• Have a minimum 5 years of experience in managing payroll• Experience in using payroll system ie Oracle system• Have experience in processing pension contributions for Emirati and GCC nationals• Strong excel skills• Excellent command of English languageDisclaimer: Black Pearl will never ask for money or any form to charge our candidates just to process or consider their application for any of our available vacancies. If you happen to receive such request from any members of our staff or other individuals claiming to be part of Black Pearl, please do call our office.

    Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider
    that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

    Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

    Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market. More

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    Head of Compliance and MLRO, DIFC | Michael Page

    Employment:

    Full Time

    The role will lead the build out of a DIFC Compliance function for a large wholesale bank. Candidates will need to currently be engaged in a DIFC Compliance & MLRO function; we cannot consider candidates whose most recent & relevant experience is not in the DIFC.Client DetailsThe client is a large global bank.DescriptionThe role is responsible for setting up the compliance & MLRO function in the DIFC at a wholesale bank. This includes relevant policy formulation, setting up controls around compliance, managing the regulatory relationship with the DFSA and coaching staff on best practice compliance policies, procedures & behaviour. Any prior experience gained as a data protection officer in conjunction with compliance & MLRO duties is a plus.Job Offer* Top Compliance Role* Ability to make a difference

    * A total of 12+ years’ of experience which will have primarily been within Compliance; ideally the most recent 5 years will be within the DIFC at a Wholesale Bank* In-depth knowledge of financial services laws & regulations (including AML/ CTF) within the DIFC; awareness of overseas regulations & international best practices is a big plus* Understanding of treasury, trade finance and other wholesale banking products & their operations* Bachelors degree (or higher) from a top tier University; further education & professional qualifications are a plus* Prior/ current experience working in an international bank is advantageous* Prior/ current DPO experience is advantageous* The candidate must have credible experience and therefore the ability to positively influence stakeholders, internally & externally* The candidate must be extremely hands-on with strong attention to detail* The candidate will have strong communication skills – verbal, written and non-verbal* The candidate will be driven, self-motivated and agile

    Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

    The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

    Finance & Accounting
    Banking & Financial Services
    Procurement
    Property & Construction
    Engineering & Supply Chain
    Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
    Human Resources
    Sales
    Marketing
    Technology
    Secretarial
    Executive Search
    Legal

    The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide. More

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    Head of Compliance and MLRO | Michael Page

    Employment:

    Full Time

    The role will lead the build out of a DIFC Compliance function for a large wholesale bank. Candidates will need to currently be engaged in a DIFC Compliance & MLRO function; we cannot consider candidates whose most recent & relevant experience is not in the DIFC.Client DetailsThe client is a large global bank.DescriptionThe role is responsible for setting up the compliance & MLRO function in the DIFC at a wholesale bank. This includes relevant policy formulation, setting up controls around compliance, managing the regulatory relationship with the DFSA and coaching staff on best practice compliance policies, procedures & behaviour. Any prior experience gained as a data protection officer in conjunction with compliance & MLRO duties is a plus.Job Offer* Top Compliance Role* Ability to make a difference

    * A total of 12+ years’ of experience which will have primarily been within Compliance; ideally the most recent 5 years will be within the DIFC at a Wholesale Bank* In-depth knowledge of financial services laws & regulations (including AML/ CTF) within the DIFC; awareness of overseas regulations & international best practices is a big plus* Understanding of treasury, trade finance and other wholesale banking products & their operations* Bachelors degree (or higher) from a top tier University; further education & professional qualifications are a plus* Prior/ current experience working in an international bank is advantageous* Prior/ current DPO experience is advantageous* The candidate must have credible experience and therefore the ability to positively influence stakeholders, internally & externally* The candidate must be extremely hands-on with strong attention to detail* The candidate will have strong communication skills – verbal, written and non-verbal* The candidate will be driven, self-motivated and agile

    Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

    The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

    Finance & Accounting
    Banking & Financial Services
    Procurement
    Property & Construction
    Engineering & Supply Chain
    Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
    Human Resources
    Sales
    Marketing
    Technology
    Secretarial
    Executive Search
    Legal

    The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide. More

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    Finance Manager – Engineering Consultancy – Arabic Speaker | CG Resourcing

    Employment:

    Full Time

    Required to join the Abu Dhabi office of an international engineering consultancy. Responsibilities include the followingHandling all the accounting function for all branches of in the GCC AreaManaging payable, receivables, banking transaction and payroll for the personnel and workersDirect reporting to the CFO in all business related transaction including JV projectsPreparation of weekly and monthly cash report and bank reports and do bank reconciliation every end of the month in-charge of budget analysis, business plan; manages payable, receivable, banking transaction, and the monthly payroll of the personnel Prepares and analyse monthly, quarterly, mid-year and yearly financial reports such as cash flow report, budget allocation, trial balance, profit and loss, income statement etcApplicants should meet the following criteriaA degree in finance or accountingMinimum of 10 years relevant experience in GCCFluent in ArabicStrong Excel skills and SAP systemExcellent ability to problem solve along with solid analytical skills, understanding of business process and systems optimizationComfortable interacting with all levels of management in multiple areasStrong knowledge of financial reportingAbility to review data and make relevant management decisions. Strong financial system and business administration understanding.

    Applicants should meet the following criteriaA degree in finance or accountingMinimum of 10 years relevant experience in GCCFluent in ArabicStrong Excel skills and SAP systemExcellent ability to problem solve along with solid analytical skills, understanding of business process and systems optimizationComfortable interacting with all levels of management in multiple areasStrong knowledge of financial reportingAbility to review data and make relevant management decisions. Strong financial system and business administration understanding.

    CG Resourcing are a boutique recruitment company specialising in supplying mainly white collar professionals to the construction and engineering industry throughout the world. Our main center of operations are the Middle East and Africa regions although we also have experience of recruiting for Australasia, Russia, Western and Eastern Europe and throughout Asia. All CG Resourcing staff have over 15 years of experience of recruiting for the construction and engineering markets both in the UK and throughout the World so are true experts in their field!

    We aim to work with our clients on a one to one basis so we can develop a unique understanding of their exact requirements, offering them a truly bespoke recruitment service that address’s all of their requirements. Our service can be tailor made to cater for mass recruitment, campaigns, one off executive placements or multiple placements on large construction projects.

    We are able to source candidates of any level and from any part of the world and are now the trusted recruitment partners of many industry leading construction organisations!

    Specialisms:

    Construction – build and civils
    Rail and metro.
    Architecture
    Bridges and building structures
    Highways and infrastructure
    Project Management.
    Health and Safety
    Planning and Project Controls
    Quantity Surveying, Contract Administration.
    MEP
    Environmental and Geotechnical
    Water
    Facilities Management
    Human resources, finance and support services, Administration More

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    Senior Accountant | RTC-1 Employment Services

    Employment:

    Full Time

    Position Title: Senior Accountant Employment Type: Full-time Salary: up to 10K AED all inclusive depending on experience and qualificationsJob Location: Dubai, UAE About the Client: The hiring company is a business formation company that is highly recognized in their dedication to create a streamline the process of businesses structure that suits different client needs to cover their presence in the UAE with offices in Dubai and Sharjah locationJob Role: Supervise a team of Accountants mostly doing accounts payable and accounts receivable workWork with the team to handle admin reports coming from finance teamVerification of each documents and invoices coming from the Accounts team

    Male/Female, 40 years and belowBachelor’s degree in Accounting ot FinanceMust be CA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA/CMA or equivalentAt least 5 years of experience as Senior Accountant and 2 years of UAE experienceKnowledgeable in VAT and bookkeepingExcellent communication skills in English

    RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa. More

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    Immigration Associate | Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

    Employment:

    Full Time

    During your tenure as an Associate in Global Employer Services, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:• Applies knowledge and skills of relevant practices and processes (or relevant tax rules and regulations) in area of specialization to client problems• Presents findings and recommends and implements advice independently relevant to tax and consults others as needed• Reviews written technical advice, reports, memoranda and/or other deliverables relevant to tax laws and rules for adequacy of research conducted and appropriateness and accuracy of conclusions• Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the key capabilities required to deliver a high quality service experience to the client• Selects appropriate methods for collecting and analyzing data, and develops informed recommendations• Interprets and synthesizes data, exercises professional skepticism to challenge data, and identifies meaningful insights to develop recommendations that most effectively support a client’s business objectives• Articulates how technology enables the business and communicates this effectively to clients while ensuring appropriate technologies and methodologies are used on projects• Applies understanding of client needs to make global mobility recommendations• Reviews as-is controls environment and process documentation to identify control gaps and/or deficiencies• Identifies potential changes to processes and/or controls to remediate deficiencies• Performs analysis of compensation and benefit analysis to understand deal implications, provides recommendations based on due diligence, and performs post acquisition consulting• Assesses current technologies and recommends future uses or integrations to address client’s needs

    • 1 – 2 years of general tax experience, preferably with at least a year focused on taxation. • Experience with a Big 4 firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required.• Consulting and compliance experience is needed.• Experience with inbound and outbound international tax is preferred.• Excellent research skills and strong written and verbal communications skills required.• Good knowledge of tax and business laws and regulations• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field.• Advanced degree such as MST, JD or LLM preferred. CPA preferred.• Fluency in English is a must. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.

    Deloitte is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax and services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries, whether they are in the energy, communications, oil and gas, financial services, family businesses, healthcare, public or education sectors among others.

    With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte’s more than 250,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

    Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte globally and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926 with 26 offices in 15 countries to date. What distinguishes Deloitte member firms in the Middle East is the global and regional expertise and know-how offered through specialized and highly knowledgeable talent. Deloitte aims to offer the best services to its clients through a team with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff in the Middle East which guarantees effective communication with clients and a deeper understanding of their needs. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.

    Deloitte drives progress. Our practices around the Middle East support clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we.

    Our Purpose

    Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

    Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

    Integrity
    Outstanding value to markets and clients
    Commitment to each other
    Strength from cultural diversity More

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    Financial Reporting Advisor | Michael Page

    Employment:

    Full Time

    To consult, advise and analysis all periodic closing process and results, implementation of new accounting standards (IFRS), developing MIS reports, changes to reporting requirements due to organizational changes, achieve Finance’ s targets, strategy, and vision within the finance’s approved policies and procedures.Client DetailsSaudi Arabia’s largest Stock ExchangeDescriptionDaily Operations: * Carry out daily operations assigned for the Department to comply with the Exchange’s standards* Prepare timely and accurate Department reports to meet the requirements, objectives, and standards of the Exchange and the Department* Ensure the satisfaction of internal and external customers to address their needs in a courteous and timely mannerKey Accountabilities: * Draft, implement and ensure effective and practical implementation of corporate policies.* Prepare the preparations of quarterly and annual statutory & management financial statements and audited financial statements, related footnote disclosures and Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A).* Establish the periodic analysis for all issued financials and reports.* Lead the interim and annual year-end audit process with the external auditors.* Manage the various KSA Zakat & tax requirements, such Annual filing, Monthly and annual VAT Filing.* Build and develop MIS reports reflecting all financial indicators, manage the finance information systems and general ledger computer applications necessary to maintain proper records and internal controls.* Collect complex analyses, reports and analyze overall financial results to detailed data quickly.* Provide feedback and recommendations to Financial Control & Reporting Head concerning the financial implications to business strategies and plans.Governance and Resilience: * Follow all relevant policies, procedures, and processes in order for the work to be carried out in a controlled and consistent manner* Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices, work processes, cost effectiveness, and productivity enhancement* Promote to other employees within the organization the implementation and adherence to policies, procedures, processes, and instructionsJob OfferCompetitive salary package

    Education: * Bachelor’s degree in AccountingQualification: * Strong and extensive knowledge of IFRS.* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.* Strong knowledge in ERP system – Oracle and related platforms.* Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism.* Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks.* Ability to conceptualize plans* Ability to make business decisions.* Professional Accounting Certification (CPA, CA ACCA, etc)* IFRS certification* Management reporting certification * + 6 years of relevant experience

    Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

    The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

    Finance & Accounting
    Banking & Financial Services
    Procurement
    Property & Construction
    Engineering & Supply Chain
    Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
    Human Resources
    Sales
    Marketing
    Technology
    Secretarial
    Executive Search
    Legal

    The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide. More

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    Director / Executive Director, Group Global Internal Audit | Michael Page

    Employment:

    Full Time

    The role will lead the build out of a global internal audit function for a leading financial services business. Candidates will need to come from the financial services industry – preferably FX trading/ markets, with a secondary preference for insurance/ reinsurance, banks, private equity, asset management, hedge funds, brokerage, investment holding companies.Client DetailsThe client is a global business with corporate headquarters in Dubai; the business has seen strong growth in recent history and is on track to deliver on an internal audit function to their board.DescriptionThe role is responsible for setting up the internal audit function across the Group & embedding a successful international (internal) audit culture & practice. This includes establishing an internal risk-based control framework across several international locations and jurisdictions, whilst coordinating & liaising principally with the Board Audit Committee, the Executive Management and all relevant external bodies. A more detailed job description is available for shortlisted candidates; please see the core candidate requirements below to be considered for the role.Job Offer* Excellent exposure, culture* Ability to make a difference* Ability to build out Internal Audit as a function

    * A total of 12-15 years’ of total experience which will have ideally started in Audit at the Big Four, and then transitioned into Internal Audit in Industry* The above experience will be preferably in preferably an FX trading/ markets industry, and secondarily within a business such as insurance/ reinsurance, banking, private equity, asset management, a hedge fund, brokerage, or an investment holding company. Candidates without “Financial Services” experience cannot be considered. * A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification, or equivalent * Bachelors degree (or higher) from a top tier University; further education & professional qualifications are a plus* Experience working in a multi-jurisdiction/ global role is hugely advantageous* Experience in directly managing the board audit committee & chairman is hugely advantageous* Experience leading the build out of an internal audit function is hugely advantageous* The candidate must have credible experience and therefore the ability to positively influence stakeholders, internally & externally* The candidate must be extremely hands-on with strong attention to detail* The candidate will have strong communication skills – verbal, written and non-verbal* The candidate will have strong presentation skills* The candidate will be driven, self-motivated and agile

    Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

    The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

    Finance & Accounting
    Banking & Financial Services
    Procurement
    Property & Construction
    Engineering & Supply Chain
    Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
    Human Resources
    Sales
    Marketing
    Technology
    Secretarial
    Executive Search
    Legal

    The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide. More